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Theodore H. Miller Papers

Identifier: TMD215

Scope and Contents

The collection contains 44 color and 61 black and white photographic prints depicting members of the 87th Infantry Regiment, Company I (87-I) of the 10th Mountain Division of the United States Army during combat operations in Italy in April 1945. Written descriptions are provided on the back of many of the photographs. Soldiers in the 87-I identified in the photos include: Robert "Bob" F. Diehl, Russell "Russ" M. McJury, Adrian I. Riordan, Alexander Jones, Charles F. Barnwell, Maurice S. Ewing, Robert P. Stewart, Alexander J. Beauchesne, Barton Morrison, Ted Merritt, Edward E. Van Romer and Erling Omland (Company K).


  • April 1945


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The imply Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Theodore H. Miller was born in Garwood, New Jersey in 1919 and enlisted in the Army at Newark, New Jersey in 1942. At the time of enlistment he was unmarried and working as a manager. Miller joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colorado where he was assigned to Company I of the 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment. He participated in the Kiska Island, Alaska invasion in 1943 and in combat operations in Italy in 1945. Miller received the Bronze Star medal for his actions near Pietra Colora, Italy in March 1945. He died in 1997.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Siegmund Langegger, 2005. Gift, Ann Dewitt, 2004. Gift, Robert Shortman, 2023.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.


Collection incorporates former collections: 2005.023, 2005.024.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

Theodore H. Miller Papers
Keli Schmid
April 10, 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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Denver CO 80204 United States